Kevin is the Vice President of Global Programs for the Cleantech Open, where he is responsible for international expansion and for all operations outside the United States. He works closely with international agencies, governments, investors, corporations and universities to launch new Cleantech Open accelerators and programs around the world. Kevin leads the Cleantech Open's partnership with the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) to launch cleantech accelerators around the world through the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP). Based on the successful Cleantech Open Accelerator, this initiative aims to spur local innovations in energy efficiency, renewable energy, waste to energy, and water efficiency. To date, accelerators have been launched in Armenia, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Africa and Turkey. As Chair of Cleantech Open Global Ideas, he is focused on finding the most innovative early stage cleantech ventures on the planet in collaboration with Global Entrepreneurship Week. Kevin has founded and built a number of companies, encompassing both service and product based ventures in multiple technology sectors.